|Their Mutual Child - P. G. Wodehouse|
LibriVox recording of Their Mutual Child by P.G. Wodehouse. Read by Tim Bulkeley. Their Mutual Child (aka The Coming of Bill and The White Hope) is full of the loveable characters, preposterous situations, and opportunities to chuckle, if not outright laughs, that we expect from PG Wodehouse. It lacks the frantic slapstick of some Wodehouse comedy, but has a quieter more reflective humour. Kirk, the erstwhile hero, is a typical Wodehousian hero...
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Downloads: 12,079 (3 reviews)
|The Little Nugget - P. G. Wodehouse|
LibriVox recording of The Little Nugget, by P. G. Wodehouse. Read by Mark Nelson. Mrs Nesta Ford, in her London hotel room, reveals to her new friend Lord Mountry that she hopes to take her son Ogden on a yachting trip proposed by Mountry, despite her ex-husband having won custody of the boy. As Mountry leaves, Cynthia Drassilis arrives with Ogden, whom she has led away from his father's country house...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; P.G. Wodehouse; Wodehouse; humor
|Love Among the Chickens - P. G. Wodehouse|
Librivox recording of Love Among the Chickens by P. G. Wodehouse. Read by Mark Nelson Jeremy Garnet, a second-rate novelist, gets talked into joining his old pal Stanley Featheringstonehaugh Ukridge in an insane plan to start a chicken ranch. Garnet should bail out on his crazy friend, but he falls in love with one of Ukridge's neighbors, Phyllis. Soon he is up to his neck in sick chickens, bad debts, a hostile future father-in-law, a sinister plot, and dirty golf...
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Downloads: 118,283 (1 review)
|The White Feather - P. G. Wodehouse|
LibriVox recording of The White Feather by P. G. Wodehouse. Read by Mark Smith. Sheen, a member of Seymour's House at Wrykyn School, flees from an unexpected assault by town boys. His colleagues wade into the fight with relish, acquiring bruises and sore heads, but in the fracas, Sheen is missed, and the story makes the rounds of Wrykyn that when blows were traded, Sheen "funked it."Honor in such institutions depends on reliably standing with your House...
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Downloads: 9,185 (1 review)
|A Damsel in Distress - P. G. Wodehouse|
Librivox recording of A Damsel in Distress by P. G. Wodehouse. Read by yazpistachio and Madame Tusk. A Damsel in Distress is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse, first published in the U.S. on October 4, 1919 by George H. Doran, New York, and in the U.K. by Herbert Jenkins, London, on October 17 1919. It had previously been serialised in The Saturday Evening Post, between May and June that year.Golf-loving American composer George Bevan falls in love with a mysterious young lady who takes refuge in his t...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; Saturday Evening Post serial 1919; romance; humor; mistaken identity
Downloads: 57,580 (2 reviews)
|Uneasy Money - P. G. Wodehouse|
Librivox recording of Uneasy Money by P. G. Wodehouse. Read by Tim Bulkeley. Uneasy Money is a romantic comedy by P.G. Wodehouse, published during the First World War, it offers light escapism. More romantic but only a little less humorous that his mature works, it tells of the vicissitudes of poor Lord Dawlish, who inherits five million dollars, but becomes a serially disappointed groom.When the story opens Bill (Lord Dawlish, a thoroughly pleasant man) is engaged to a demanding actress...
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Downloads: 18,796 (1 review)
|Indiscretions of Archie - P. G. Wodehouse|
LibriVox recording of Indiscretions of Archie, by P. G. Wodehouse. Read by Mark Nelson. It wasn't Archie's fault really. It's true he went to America and fell in love with Lucille, the daughter of a millionaire hotel proprietor and if he did marry her--well, what else was there to do? From his point of view, the whole thing was a thoroughly good egg; but Mr. Brewster, his father-in-law, thought differently, Archie had neither money nor occupation, which was distasteful in the eyes of the industr...
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Downloads: 51,411 (5 reviews)
|Selected Short Stories - P. G. Wodehouse|
LibriVox recording of Selected Short Stories, by P.G.Wodehouse. Read by Mike Harris A miscellaneous collection of short stories, not featuring any of Wodehouse's regular characters, most concern love and romance and, being Wodehouse, all are amusing.(Summary by Wikipedia) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
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Downloads: 42,986 (2 reviews)
|Piccadilly Jim - P. G. Wodehouse|
Librivox recording of Piccadilly Jim by P. G. Wodehouse. Read by zinniz and garymacf. A young red-head plots to kidnap her irritating cousin with the help of a former boxer, her uncle, and a rogue who has his eye on her. Things don't work out exactly as planned, as criminals, detectives and cases of mistaken identity all get in the way. (Summary by Carrie Bradfield) For more free audiobooks, or to become a volunteer reader, please visit librivox.org...
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Downloads: 14,698 (1 review)
|Psmith, Journalist - P. G. Wodehouse|
LibriVox recording of "Psmith, Journalist" by P. G. Wodehouse. Read by Psuke Bariah. Psmith takes over editing a paper while the usual editor is away on vacation. He takes on a local slum lord, and divers alarums ensue. (description by Psuke Bariah) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
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Downloads: 12,083 (3 reviews)
|The Adventures of Sally - P. G. Wodehouse|
LibriVox recording of The Adventures of Sally by P.G. Wodehouse. Read by Kara Shallenberg. This romantic comedy stars a young American girl named Sally, who inherits a considerable fortune and finds her life turned upside down. The typically Wodehouseian cast includes Sally’s ambitious brother, an assortment of theater people, a pair of English cousins, and, of course, an Uncle. It’s jolly good fun! (Summary by Kara and Wikipedia) For further information, including links to online text, read...
Keywords: librivox; literature; humor; wodehouse; romance; fiction; young adult
Downloads: 187,052 (7 reviews)
|Three Men and a Maid - P. G. Wodehouse|
LibriVox recording of Three Men and a Maid, by P.G. Wodehouse. Read by Tim Bulkeley. This book with two titles, Three Men and a Maid in the USA and The Girl on the Boat in the UK is a typical PG Wodehouse romantic comedy, involving, at various times: a disastrous talent quest, a lawyer with a revolver, a bulldog with a mind of his own and a suit of armour! The maid, or marriageable young woman, of the American title is red-haired, dog-loving Wilhelmina "Billie" Bennet...
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Downloads: 51,433 (3 reviews)
|Wodehouse in the Strand - Short Story Collection - P. G. Wodehouse|
LibriVox recording of Wodehouse in the Strand - Short Story Collection by P. G. Wodehouse. Read in English by Seth Dresser; Kara Shallenberg; Jennifer Dorr; dgulino; KirksVoice; asterix; Marc Rasi; P. J. Morgan; Shakira Searle; Gordon MacKay This is a collection of P.G. Wodehouse's short stories published in The Strand from 1918 to 1922. (kirk202) Sir Pelham Grenville Wodehouse, KBE (15 October 1881 – 14 February 1975) was an English humorist, whose body of work includes novels, short stories...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; humor; short story
|My Man Jeeves - P. G. Wodehouse|
Librivox recording of My Man Jeeves by P. G. Wodehouse. Read by Mark Nelson Bertram Wooster is an English gentleman living in New York, who seems to get himself into all sorts of jams. It's up to his manservant Jeeves to come up with the plan to save the day from unpleasant houseguests, stingy uncles, broken hearts, and hard-partying aunts. (Summary by Mark Nelson) For more information on our readers, please visit the catalog page For more free audiobooks, or to become a volunteer reader, please...
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Downloads: 159,578 (4 reviews)
|Right Ho, Jeeves - P. G. Wodehouse|
Librivox recording of Right Ho, Jeeves by P. G. Wodehouse. Read by Mark Nelson Bertram Wooster’s manservant, Jeeves, is renown for his ability to apply his keen intellect to solve all problems domestic, and Bertie’s friends and relatives flock to him for his counsel. But Wooster, jealous of Jeeves’s fame, decides to step in and take over as the fixer of his pal’s engagement, his aunt’s gambling debts and old school-mate’s desire to propose marriage...
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Downloads: 166,661 (4 reviews)
|The Swoop! - P. G. Wodehouse|
LibriVox recording of The Swoop! by P. G. Wodehouse, read by Kristin Hughes. The Swoop! tells of the simultaneous invasion of England by several armies — "England was not merely beneath the heel of the invader. It was beneath the heels of nine invaders. There was barely standing-room." (ch. 1) — and features references to many well-known figures of the day, among them the politician Herbert Gladstone, novelist Edgar Wallace, actor-managers Seymour Hicks and George Edwardes, and boxer Bob Fit...
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Downloads: 18,528 (3 reviews)
|William Tell Told Again - P. G. Wodehouse|
LibriVox recording of William Tell Told Again, by P. G. Wodehouse. Read by Mark F. Smith. This is the classic story of William Tell - Swiss patriot and great apple-shooter - as seen through the eyes of English humorist P.G. Wodehouse. No Swiss were (permanently) injured in the telling of this story; however, results differed for Austrian tyrants. The original volume also included a humorous poem encapsulating the whole Tell legend, written by John W...
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Downloads: 9,535 (1 review)
|The Man With Two Left Feet, and Other Stories - P. G. Wodehouse|
LibriVox recording of The Man With Two Left Feet, and Other Stories, by P. G. Wodehouse. Read by Michael Yard. The Man With Two Left Feet, and Other Stories is a collection of short stories by P. G. Wodehouse, first published in the United Kingdom on March 8, 1917 by Methuen & Co., London, and in the United States in 1933 by A.L. Burt and Co., New York. All the stories had previously appeared in periodicals, usually the Strand in the UK and the Red Book magazine or the Saturday Evening Post in t...
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Downloads: 19,575 (2 reviews)
|A Wodehouse Miscellany; Articles and Stories - P. G. Wodehouse|
Librivox recording of A Wodehouse Miscellany by P.G. Wodehouse. Read by Kevin McAsh. Sir Pelham Grenville Wodehouse was an English comic writer who enjoyed enormous popular success for more than seventy years. Best known today for the Jeeves and Blanding Castle novels and short stories, Wodehouse was also a talented playwright and lyricist who was part author and writer of fifteen plays and of 250 lyrics for some thirty musical comedies (excerpts from Wikipedia)...
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Downloads: 52,920 (1 review)
|Not George Washington - P. G. Wodehouse|
LibriVox recording of Not George Washington, by P. G. Wodehouse. Read by Debra Lynn. It has been said that behind every successful man is a good woman. This is certainly true in the case of James Orlebar Cloyster. However, some funny things happened on his road to success. His story is humorously told from the point of view of several parties involved.According to Wikipedia, the book is a humorous, fictionalized account of Wodehouse's early years as a journalist, with Wodehouse being portrayed b...
Keywords: Humor; literature; Librivox; audiobook
Downloads: 14,377 (2 reviews)
|The Prince and Betty - P. G. Wodehouse|
LibriVox recording of The Prince and Betty by P. G. Wodehouse. Read by Don W. Jenkins. The Prince and Betty is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse. It was originally published in Ainslee's Magazine in the United States in January 1912, and, in a slightly different form, as a serial in Strand Magazine in the United Kingdom between February and April 1912, before being published in book form, in the UK only, by Mills & Boon, London, on 1 May that year...
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Downloads: 15,420 (2 reviews)
|Mike: A Public School Story - P. G. Wodehouse|
LibriVox recording of Mike: A Public School Story, by P. G. Wodehouse. Read by Debra Lynn. This novel introduces the characters Mike Jackson and Psmith, who are featured in several of Wodehouse’s later works. It shows how the two characters first met each other as teenagers at boarding school. As Psmith doesn’t appear until about halfway through this book, it was later released as two separate books, Mike at Wrykyn and Mike and Psmith...
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Downloads: 35,663 (3 reviews)
|A Man of Means - P. G. Wodehouse and C. H. Bovill|
Librivox recording of A Man of Means by P. G. Wodehouse and C. H. Bovill. Read by Tim Bulkeley. A Man of Means is a collection of six short stories written in collaboration by P. G. Wodehouse and C. H. Bovill. The stories all star Roland Bleke, a nondescript young man to whom financial success comes through a series of "lucky" chances, the first from a win in a sweepstake he had forgotten entering...
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Downloads: 30,541 (1 review)
|The Arabian Art of Taming and Training Wild and Vicious Horses - P. R. Kincaid|
Librivox recording of The Arabian Art of Taming and Training Wild and Vicious Horses by P. R. Kincaid Read by Mike Vendetti. Back in the day before automobiles, a good horse trainer and veterinarian was the equivalent of “Mr Goodwrench”. A badly behaving or unhealthy equine was equivalent to breaking down on the highway or running out of gas on a lonely stretch of highway somewhere in Utah. My sources tell me that most of the training methods are ok, but stay away from the medical tips unles...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; Horses; Veterinarian; Advice; Animals; Instruction; Nature
|The Humbugs of the World - P. T. Barnum|
LibriVox recording of The Humbugs of the World, by P. T. Barnum. Read by various readers. P. T. Barnum exposes some of the chief humbugs of the world with his usual entertaining style. He looks at medicine and quacks, ghosts, witchcraft, religious humbugs, money manias, adventurers, personal reminiscences, and much more. (Summary by Barry Eads) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriV...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; memoirs; scams; quacks
|The Soul of Prayer - P. T. Forsyth|
LibriVox recording of The Soul of Prayer by P. T. Forsyth. Read in English by Paul Mazumdar "The worst sin is prayerlessness," states P.T. Forsyth at the start of this work on prayer but follows this up with the suggestion that the study of prayer is itself a prayer to pray better. He then brings together his dual roles as theologian and pastor to unpick the nature and the practice of praying, sometimes challenging, sometimes affirming but always thoughtfully and insightfully...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; Christianity; prayer; life; christian; theology; spirituality
|De Vliegende Hollander - P. Visser|
LibriVox opname van De Vliegende Hollander, van P. Visser. Gelezen door Bart de Leeuw. De Vliegende Hollander is een spookschip dat volgens de overlevering voor eeuwig in de buurt van Kaap de Goede Hoop rondvaart. De sage vertelt dat dit schip op Paasochtend van het jaar 1676 uitvoer, waarna het verdween in een storm. P. Visser vertelt het hele verhaal. (inleiding van Wikipedia) Voor meer informatie, inclusief een link naar de on-line tekst, info over de lezers, RSS feeds, CD hoes en andere best...
Keywords: Librivox; audioboek; geschiedenis; vliegende hollander; kinderboek; sage
|The Intrusion of Jimmy - P.G. Wodehouse|
LibriVox recording of THE INTRUSION OF JIMMY, by P.G. WODEHOUSE. Read by Mark Nelson. The action begins with playboy bachelor Jimmy Pitt in New York; having fallen in love on a transatlantic liner, he befriends a small-time burglar and breaks into a police captain's house as a result of a bet. The cast of characters head to England, and from there on it is a typically Wodehousian romantic farce, set at the stately Dreever Castle, overflowing with imposters, detectives, crooks, scheming lovers an...
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Downloads: 17,580 (5 reviews)
|Psmith in the City, by P.G. Wodehouse - P.G. Wodehouse|
LibriVox recording of Psmith in the City, by P.G. Wodehouse, from Gutenberg e-text #6753, in the public domain. Recorded by: -chapters 1-3: Kristen McQuillin -chapters 4-6: Neal Foley, the Podchef -chapters 7-9: Kara Shallenberg -chapters 10-12: Chris Goringe -chapters 13-15: Arron Andrade -chapters 16-18: Luke Venediger -chapters 19-21: Eileen -chapters 22-24: Chris Goringe -chapters 25-27: Kara Shallenberg -chapters 28-30: Miette For further information, including links to online text, reader ...
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|Jill the Reckless - P.G. Wodehouse|
LibriVox recording of Jill the Reckless by P. G. Wodehouse. Read by Don W. Jenkins. Jill had money, Jill was engaged to be married to Sir Derek Underhill. Suddenly Jill becomes penniless, and she is no longer engaged. With a smile, in which there is just a tinge of recklessness, she refuses to be beaten and turns to face the world. Instead she went to New York and became a member of the chorus of "The Rose of America," and Mr...
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Downloads: 17,894 (2 reviews)
|The Coming of Bill - P.G. Wodehouse|
LibriVox recording of The Coming of Bill, by P.G. Wodehouse. The Coming of Bill tells the story of Kirk Winfield, his marriage to Ruth, and their child called Bill. Bill's upbringing is threatened by the interference of Ruth's busybody writer aunt, Mrs Lora Delane Porter. (Introduction by Wikipedia) Read by Don W. Jenkins. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for th...
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Downloads: 12,551 (1 review)
|The Girl on the Boat - P.G. Wodehouse|
LibriVox recording of The Girl on the Boat, by P.G. Wodehouse. Read by Kara Shallenberg. Also published as "Three Men and a Maid". The maid of the title is red-haired, dog-loving Wilhelmina "Billie" Bennet, and the three men are Bream Mortimer, a long-time friend and admirer of Billie, Eustace Hignett, a lily-livered poet who is engaged to Billie at the opening of the tale, and Sam Marlowe, Eustace's dashing cousin, who falls for Billie at first sight...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; fiction; humor; romance; teen; young adult; comedy; P.G. Wodehouse; Three Men and a Maid; The Girl on the Boat; Wodehouse
Downloads: 12,092 (3 reviews)
|The Clicking of Cuthbert - P.G. Wodehouse|
LibriVox recording of The Clicking of Cuthbert, by P.G. Wodehouse. Join the Oldest Member...whether you like it or not...and be carried on a magic carpet ride through the world of golf, love, and...aunts...as seen through the eyes of the creator of Jeeves and Wooster and Blandings Castle, the inimitable Pelham (Plum) Grenville Wodehouse. (Summary by Jonathan Burchard) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available),...
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Downloads: 80,991 (1 review)
|Something New - P.G. Wodehouse.|
When the absent-minded Earl of Emsworth wanders off with the pride of his scarab collection, American millionaire J. Preston Peters is willing to pay $5000 to the person who can get it back for him. Discretion is necessary since Peters’ daughter is engaged to Emsworth’s son. Joan Valentine and Ashe Marson both decide to go after the reward—she as Aline Peter’s ladies maid, and he as Mr. Peter’s valet—and they all end up at Blandings Castle...
Keywords: adult; fiction; humour; comedy; librivox; literature; wodehouse
Downloads: 66,421 (1 review)
|Welsh Fairy Tales and Other Stories - P.H. Emerson|
LibriVox recording of Welsh Fairy Tales and Other Stories by P.H. Emerson. These tales were collected by me whilst living in Anglesea during the winter 1891-2. With the exception of the French story, they were told me and I took them down at the time. In most cases I have done but little "editing", preferring to give the stories as told. P. H. Emerson, April 1894. (Summary from Author's Note) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or othe...
Keywords: poetry; welsh; librivox; audiobook; collection
|The Art of Money Getting - P.T. Barnum|
LibriVox recording of The Art of Money Getting, by P.T. Barnum. Read by Jill Preston. Phineas Taylor Barnum (July 5, 1810 – April 7, 1891) was an American showman, businessman, and entertainer, remembered for promoting celebrated hoaxes and for founding the circus that became the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus.(br />His successes may have made him the first "show business" millionaire...
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Downloads: 59,651 (1 review)
|The Story of Ancient Irish Civilisation - P.W. Joyce|
LibriVox recording of The Story of Ancient Irish Civilisation, by P.W. Joyce. This little book has been written and published with the main object of spreading as widely as possible among our people, young and old, a knowledge of the civilisation and general social condition of Ireland from the fifth or sixth to the twelfth century, when it was wholly governed by native rulers. The publication comes at an appropriate time, when there is an awakening of interest in the Irish language, and in Iris...
Keywords: LibriVox; audiobooks; History; Ireland; Ancient Civilizations
|The King of Ireland's Son - Padraic Colum|
LibriVox recording of The King of Ireland's Son by Padraic Colum. Read by Don W. Jenkins. The King of Ireland's Son is a children's novel published in Ireland in 1916 written by Padraic Colum, and illustrated by Willy Pogany. It is the story of the eldest of the King of Ireland's sons, and his adventures winning and then finding Fedelma, the Enchanter's Daughter, who after being won is kidnapped from him by the King of the Land of Mist...
Keywords: librivox; audio; colum; ireland; myth; folk tale
|The Golden Fleece and the Heroes Who Lived Before Achilles - Padraic Colum|
LibriVox recording of The Golden Fleece and the Heroes Who Lived Before Achilles by Padraic Colum. This is Irish folklorist Padraic Colum's masterful retelling of many Greek myths, focusing on Jason and the Argonauts' quest to find the Golden Fleece. He also includes the stories of Atalanta, Heracles, Perseus, Theseus, and others. (Summary by Elizabeth Klett) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please g...
Keywords: librivox; audio; colum; greece; mythology; jason; medea; golden fleece
|The Adventures of Odysseus and the Tale of Troy - Padraic Colum|
LibriVox recording of The Adventures of Odysseus and the Tale of Troy by Padraic Colum. Read by Elizabeth Klett. Also known as "The Children's Homer," this is Irish writer Padraic Colum's retelling of the events of Homer's Iliad and Odyssey for young people. Colum's rich, evocative prose narrates the travails of Odysseus, King of Ithaca: his experiences fighting the Trojan War, and his ten years' journey home to his faithful wife Penelope and his son Telemachus...
Keywords: librivox; audio; homer; odyssey; iliad; colum
Downloads: 14,048 (1 review)
|The Children of Odin - Padraic Colum|
LibriVox recording of The Children of Odin by Padraic Colum. Read by Elizabeth Klett. Master storyteller Padraic Colum's rich, musical voice captures all the magic and majesty of the Norse sagas in his retellings of the adventures of the gods and goddesses who lived in the Northern paradise of Asgard before the dawn of history. Here are the matchless tales of All-Father Odin, who crosses the Rainbow Bridge to walk among men in Midgard and sacrifices his right eye to drink from the Well of Wisdom...
Keywords: librivox; audio; colum; mythology
Downloads: 59,593 (2 reviews)
|The Girl Who Sat By The Ashes - Padraic Colum|
LibriVox recording of The Girl Who Sat By The Ashes by Padraic Colum. Read by Arctura, nanacindy, Elizabeth Klett and Richard Kilmer "Because she used to herd Goats in the high places and the rocky places, she went by the name of Girl-go-with-the-Goats. But that was not the name that she herself called herself. She called herself Maid-alone..." So begins Padriac Colum's renderation of this classical, well-known tale...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; fairy tales; folklore; children
|Sermões - Padre Antonio Vieira|
LibriVox recording of Sermões by Padre Antonio Vieira, read by Leni. O Padre Antônio Vieira foi um religioso português – mas mais do que isso, foi um exímio escritor e elemento influente na política do século XVII. Tendo vivido parte da vida no Brasil e parte em Portugal, Vieira deixou uma obra complexa, em estilo barroco, na qual demonstra familiaridade com a literatura antiga (com influências marcantes de Cícero e Sêneca), com os escritos cristãos e com a filosofia de sua época...
Keywords: LibriVox; audio books; religion; sermons; Brazilian Portuguese Language
|Historia de la Sagrada Pasión sacada de los cuatro evangelios, Parte I - Padre Luis de la Palma|
LibriVox recording of Historia de la Sagrada Pasión by Padre Luis de la Palma. Read by Tux. Luis de la Palma (Toledo 1560 - Madrid 1641) fue un jesuita español y uno de los grandes maestros espirituales del Siglo de oro a la altura de S. Ignacio de Loyola, S. Juan de ávila, Fray Luis de Granada, S. Juan de la Cruz y Santa Teresa de Jesús. Fue provincial de Toledo y predicador en el Colegio Imperial de Madrid, donde escribió la Historia de la Sagrada Pasión, publicada por indicación del pr...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; religion; commentary; gospels; passion; christ; cristo; pasion; evangelios; comentario
|The Dixie Book of Days - Page Andrews|
LibriVox recording of The Dixie Book of Days by Page Andrews. Read by Bill Boerst. The author used a yearly calendar to focus on pieces written by Southern authors. Many of these writers are little known, having created for their own enjoyment or peace of mind, not necessarily for publication. (Summary by Bill Boerst) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this re...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; history; literature; poetry
|The Lausiac History - Palladius|
LibriVox recording of The Lausiac History by Palladius. The Lausiac History (Historia Lausiaca) is a seminal work archiving the Desert Fathers (early Christian monks who lived in the Egyptian desert) written in 419-420 by Palladius of Galatia, at the request of Lausus, chamberlain at the court of the Byzantine Emperor Theodosius II. (Summary by Wikipedia) Certainly not all of the Christian monks mentioned in the Lausiac History are recognized as Saints...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks
|The Randolphs - Pansy|
LibriVox recording of The Randolphs by Pansy. Read in English by TriciaGThe Randolphs is the sequel to Household Puzzles, and opens shortly after the previous book ends. It follows the "leadings of the Randolph family", as Tom puts it in the last chapter. Helen's discontent with life, Grace's ill-matched engagement, and Maria's self-sufficiency -- how God works all of it out despite the stubbornness of the participants...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; Christianity; salvation; christian fiction; temperance; Obedience; family life; lordship
|Four Mothers at Chautauqua - Pansy|
LibriVox recording of Four Mothers at Chautauqua, by Pansy (aka Isabella Alden). Read by TriciaG. Final book in the Chautauqua Girls series. The four original girls return to Chautauqua on the 25 year anniversary of the trip that changed their lives forever. They have with them some children that could use the lessons they themselves learned there. (Introduction by TriciaG) Music for the hymn in Chapters 9 & 26 is titled "Chautauqua" by William F...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; fiction; religion; youth; maturity; Chautauqua; romance
|Tip Lewis and His Lamp - Pansy|
LibriVox recording of Tip Lewis and His Lamp, by Pansy (aka Isabella M. Alden). Read by TriciaG. Tip Lewis is a mischievous, unpromising scamp. One Sunday, a visiting Sunday school teacher tells his mission class how her minister had grown up in similarly bad circumstances, but had decided to follow God and had never regretted it. Tip decides to try to BE somebody, like that minister did. He is given a Bible - his lamp - to use as a guide, and from there, his life begins to change...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; fiction; Christian fiction; youth; education; Bible
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|Little Fishers and Their Nets - Pansy|
LibriVox recording of Little Fishers and Their Nets, by Pansy (aka Isabella Alden). Read by TriciaG. Thirteen year old Nettie Decker is called home after having lived with another family for 7 years, to find that her father is a drunkard and her family is in poverty and hopelessness because of it. Her stepmother has given up, and her stepbrother is headed down the same path as her father. As she struggles with the reality of her home life, she meets a friendly neighbor boy, with whom she pledges...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; fiction; Christian fiction; youth; temperance; family